From the Facebook group Decolonize Consciousness / Anti-Colonial Solidarity

Below are resources that were generated during the month of November 2014 which was a month the Evolver Network had the theme of Social Justice & Decolonization ( Big thank you’s to all who shared info especially Mira Melaluca, Magenta, Absalom Nawtsamaat, Dixie Pauline, Tami and Vanessa Bui. Also thanks to Mya Geweke for collecting links from the Evolver Learning Lab.

-Sobey Wing, Evolver Network Cross Cultural Relations, Evolver So-Called Vancouver Sporeganizer


Decolonization Readings, Articles & Lectures –

Decolonization in Theory & Practice –

Poka Laenui’s Processes of Decolonization –

Harsha Walia on Anti-Oppression, Decolonization, and Responsible Allyship

Decolonization is not a MetaphorEve Tuck & K. Wayne Yang –

Decolonization is Not a Metaphor: The Basics of a Genuine Anti-Colonial Position –Ena͞emaehkiw Thupaq Kesīqnaeh  –

Terminologies of Oppression:

50 Shades of Racism by Starhawk –

SETTLER websites:

Supporting solidarity and just relationships with Indigenous peoples

Ask First, A Better Practices Guide for Indigenous Engagement

Festival Culture, Indigenous Peoples and Collective Liberation by Forward Alliance

The Symbiosis Eclipse Festival: Neo-Tribal Dance Culture Meets Tribal Reality by Mark Heley and Sobey Wing

The Headdress Thing – Festival Culture, Native Culture, and the Death of Culture by Brian Duffy

Spiritual Bypassing

Glossary of Terms…/…/01/2013_ABP_Glossary.pdf

Cultural Appropriation and Spirituality Zine/Workshops

What is cultural appropriation

Indigenous Knowledge Protection Act by Dr.Lynn Gehl, Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe

Decolonizing the “Primitive Skills” Movement –

Everyone Calls Themselves An Ally Zine

Natural Semantic Meta Language –

Decolonizing Thanksgiving –

A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

Understanding Colonizer Status –

A collection of key resources and perspectives to aid in building relationships of integrity and respect with Indigenous peoples as well as understanding the phenomena of “whiteness”.

White Fragility…/white-people-emotions-tears/

The 8 White Identities By Barnor Hesse –

Black Lives Matter resources: (Canada)

Groups on Facebook:Native Appropriations

Decolonize Anti-Oppression

Decolonize Cascadia

Research as Ceremony: Decolonizing Ethnic Studies

Decolonizing Yoga


From Decolonization to Re-indigenization

Natanis D @ INM Indigenous People’s Conference

Memes:Practical Steps in Decolonization

What Path Do You Walk? Anti-Colonial Anarchism or Decolonization?

Videos:Decolonize Consciousness Evolver Learning Lab Recording –

DECOLONIZING THE MIND Dr. Michael Yellow Bird speaks at Portland State University, “Healing through neurodecolonization and mindfulness”

Savage Anxieties Part 1: The Doctrine of Discovery w/Robert Williams Jr., Professor of Law at the University of Arizona and member of the Lumbee Indian Tribe, an internationally acclaimed expert on First Nations rights.

Decolonization Workshop – Unist’ot’en Camp 2014 (Simple Matter Films)

TEDxOkanaganCollege – Jeannette Armstrong, PhD – Indigenization

Research Justice: Decolonizing Knowledge, Building Power explored the role of Research Justice within and across academia, tribal contexts, and grassroots organizing efforts from the local to the global. This town-hall style discussion brought together Angela Davis, Jason Ferreira, and Chief Caleen Sisk in critical dialogue about the possibilities and challenges facing scholars, tribal leaders, and community-based organizations committed to working towards Research Justice.

Time-lapse of American seizure of indigenous land, 1776-1887 –

A Time for Treason – a wide range of anti-oppressive readings compiled after Trump’s election. A reading list created by a group of Black, Brown, Indigenous, Muslim, and Jewish people who are writers, organizers, teachers, anti-fascists, anti-capitalists, and radicals.